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Jan 8, 2013 11:00pm EST
with chuck hagel and jane harman. >> we are with jane harman, who is now with us. she served on the intelligence committee from 2006 to 2007. let's begin with the pick of john brennan. what does this entail? >> guest: he has been the center of obama's intelligence committee for four years now. he has managed the terrorism program quite well. and he is the gentleman that obama trust the most. i think it is an extremely good appointment. >> host: what does the job entail? >> guest: it is a different job than what it was in 2004. in 2004, four of us in congress but the fight for intelligence reform and we restructured our intelligence community to have a joint commander. that person is called the director of national intelligence. the current one is james clapper and he is a military man from the pentagon. under him, there were others. there were also others that had intelligence roles. but now it is our primary agency and it will become even more crucial if you have seen zero dark 30, even though i think a few aspects aren't accurate. it shows the roles that were played in iden
Jan 7, 2013 11:00pm EST
that mean you're going to be upset with your likely new boss, chuck hagel, who argue for a smaller budget? >> first off i'm not sure what the president will announce today, and if i did know i will not scoop him on that. i think if it is senator hagel, we'll work with him and we'll work with the american people. we need to balance -- this is about risk. you get a certain amount of money, you get a certain amount of risk. if the country decides touting some more risk then we can go to lower budgets. we'll need to work with whoever is the nominee today and assuming that person is confirmed to try to make those tradeoffs. they're hard to do but we'll find a way to do them. >> another hand in that same row. further back. all the way to the wall. [inaudible] >> on the pacific re-alignment defense bill and the money for guam and okinawa and there's no way in -- what is taking so long to get the report out? >> well, i mean, there are a number of complex issues, political and operational with regard to the move of the marines from oak na waugh to guam, we think we have a plan. we haven't yet full
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